Deakin University, Australia

Australia

Overview

Deakin University was established as a university in 1974 in Victoria, Australia by virtue of the Deakin University Act, 1974. In order to establish the university, State College of Victoria, Geelong and the Gordon Institute of Technology were merged. The first enrollment of the university came in 1977. In 1990 and 1991, Warrnambool Institute of Advanced Education and Victoria College, respectively, were merged within the university under the Dawkins Education Reforms.  Deakin University presently has academic affiliations with ATN, ASAIHL and Australian National Business Schools. Each year, more than 53,000 students get enrolled in various programmes offered at the university. 

Deakin University provides undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degrees through 11 schools including Deakin Business School, Deakin Law School; Deakin University School of Medicine; School of Nursing and Midwifery, among others, under the four faculties of Arts and Education, Business and Law, Health, and Science, Engineering and Built Environment. Overall, the university offers more than 100 bachelor's and around 150 master's degree courses. Deakin University has six research institutes and 13 strategic research centres and has been in frequent association with Frank Costa, Lindsay Fox, Brett Lee, Denis Napthine and Jeff Rowley.

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Deakin University Facts & Highlights

Parameters

Description

Type of University

Public, Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - AUD 30,000

Masters - AUD 50,000

Admission Intakes

9 intakes: January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September & November

Average GPA Requirement

2.8 on a scale of 4.0

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1200; IELTS - 6.0; TOEFL - 69; PTE - 50; Duolingo - 120; GRE - 305; GMAT - 590

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts

Admissions Deadlines

May/June 2022

Percentage of International Students

28% (approx)

Size of Campus (in acres)

1,100

Alumni Worldwide

300k+

Female to Male Ratio

56 : 44

Average Salary after 10 years

AUD 1,00,000 (Annual)

Deakin University Rankings

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

251-300

251-300

301-350

351-400

301-350

QS World University Ranking 

283

275

271

309

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

218

NA

NA

NA

NA

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities

  Rankings

NA

201-300

201-300

201-300

201-300

Deakin University Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

176-200

201-250

201-250

201 - 250

NA

QS - Accounting and Finance

NA

93

101-150

101-150

101-150

QS - Business and Management Studies

NA

151-200

151-200

151-200

101-150

U.S. News & World Report - Economics and Business

96

NA

NA

NA

NA

Computer Science

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

201-250

201-250

251-300

201-250

251-300

QS - Computer science and Information Systems

NA

201-250

201-250

201-250

151-200

U.S. News & World Report - Computer Science

111

NA

NA

NA

NA

Engineering 

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

126-150

151-175

126-150

126-150

126-150

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

=247

233

=213

=212

U.S. News & World Report - Engineering

230

NA

NA

NA

NA

Law

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

201+

176-200

151+

151+

NA

QS - Law and Legal Studies

NA

301-320

201-250

151-200

51-100

U.S. News and World Report - Social Sciences

83

NA

NA

NA

NA

Deakin University Fees

Deakin University allots credit points to each course on the basis of hours, projects, internships, work experience and other activities involved in the course completion. Each of the activities is weighed by credit hours or credit points. The university  charges fees according to the credit points awarded by the course and its collateral activities.

Faculty

Tuition Fee - Rate per credit point (AUD)

Undergraduate

Postgraduate 

Postgraduate (Research)

Arts and Education

3,392-5,282

3,579-6,219

3,955-4,684

Business and Law

3,822-4,244

3,908-4,925

3,955-4,296

Health

3,777-8850

3,975-9,248

4,370-4,920

Science, Engineering and Built Environment

3,723-4,519

4,432-4,825

4,250-4,688

Deakin University Important Dates

Deakin University has a tentative schedule it refers to, for deadlines of each year:

Schedule

Trimester 2, 2022

Trimester 3, 2022

Application Deadline

May/June, 2022

August/September 2022

Session Begin

July, 2022

November, 2022

Deakin University Admission Process

Deakin University has over the years worked to ease the process of application for the  international students. However, certain complications can hardly be resolved. In order to successfully apply for the university, follow  the process as mentioned below:

  • Connect with an authorised representative of the university in your respective home country.

  • Learn about the requirements, deadlines and take the tests required by the chosen course program.

  • Retrieve the application form and fill the required detail, while simultaneously preparing the required transcripts and documents required by the university for the chosen course.

  • Prepare finances and other required insurances for the course program.

  • Submit the application with the help of the authorised representative.

  • Start preparing for the visa application for Australia.

  • Submit the student visa application.

  • Research with representatives about scholarship options and apply accordingly.

  • Wait for the responses to Deakin University and Australian Study Permit applications.

  • Once received confirmations, prepare to relocate, apply for accommodation, security funds, insurances and other related procedures. Your authorised representative shall help you in this procedure.

Documents Required

Deakin University asks international students to submit the following documents as part of their admission applications:

  • Application Form

  • Academic Transcripts

  • Standardised Test Scores (as per course requirements)

  • English Proficiency Test Scores

  • SOP or Application Essay

  • LOR(s) or Letter of Recommendations

  • Financial Statements

  • Passport Copy

Deakin University Eligibility Criteria

Deakin University requires its applicants to satisfy the following conditions, on an ‘at least’ standard:

Qualification(s) Required

Bachelors - HSC certificate from CBSE, ICSE or State Board

Masters - Bachelors from a recognised university in a relevant field

Average GPA

Bachelors - 1.5 on a scale of 4.0

Masters - 2.0 on a scale of 4.0

English Proficiency Tests

IELTS/TOEFL/PTE/Duolingo English Test

Admission Tests

Bachelors - SAT/ACT (optional)

Masters - GMAT/GRE (optional on the basis of course)

Deakin University Scholarships

Deakin University has a vast array of scholarships for international students to choose from. These are:

  • Vice Chancellor’s Academic Excellence Scholarship

  • Deakin Scholarship for Excellence

  • Deakin Student Support Scholarship

  • Deakin Achieving Potential Scholarship

  • Donor Scholarships.

  • Deakin Scholarship for Excellence

  • Deakin Student Support Scholarship

  • Deakin HDR Scholarship

  • PhD Scholarship - Fulbright Commission

  • HDR Scholarship - NHMRC People Support Grants - Postgraduate Scholarships

Deakin University also has elective scholarships apart from entry scholarships. These programmes require students to specifically apply for consideration, contrary to entry scholarships. These programmes are known to carry higher value of awards, however, at the same time they are also highly competitive. The competition may increase of decrease on basis of the regional background of eligibility of applying students.

International Students enrolled at Deakin University can specifically apply for the following scholarships:

  • Ford Australia Women in STEAM Scholarship

  • The George Fairfax Arts Management Scholarship Sue Nattrass Arts Management Fund

  • Women in Finance and Economics Scholarship

  • Deakin STEM Scholarship

  • Pathway to Victoria Scholarship

  • Deakin Vice Chancellor’s Meritorious 100% Scholarship (India)

  • International Vice Chancellor’s Scholarship 100% (South Asia)

  • Deakin India Postgraduate Bursary 20%

  • Deakin India Merit Scholarship 25%

  • Deakin India Undergraduate Bursary 20%

  • Deakin In-Country 30% Bursary

These scholarships are only the selected ones. Apart from these, there are many international students who can apply to study at Deakin University.

Deakin University Placements

Deakin University has Career Placements and DeakinTALENT for the benefit of its enrolled students. The branch of administrative department helps the students in following manners:

  • Consultation for the registered students in understanding what they desire to achieve in career and which pathway is the best for them.

  • Consultation about the steps that shall help in building a strong career profile and achieve the desired goal in careers.

  • Negotiating with companies, research teams, etc. for internship or experience placements of registered students for the future ahead.

  • Helping the students in not only post-graduation career planning but also with course duration employment and experience opportunities like freelancing, internships, part-times, project based internships, etc.

  • Conducting placement events (EXPOs) or inviting companies to browse through the profiles of registered students, and present offers to the ones who best fit their required roles.

  • Providing incubating services for start-up plans of the business or entrepreneur students.

  • Some of the top recruiters of Deakin University’s graduates have been companies like Victoria Walnut Company, Marshall White & Co., Oakwealth, Belgravia Health & Leisure Group, Fenton & Fenton, Defence Bank, Wall Street, Harvey Norman, etc.

Deakin University Alumni

Deakin University has a network of over 300k+ alumni and the administration offers series of benefits and resources to its past graduates:

  • The university has been an alma mater to Emma Alberici, Jimmy Bartel, Julie Attwood, Jon Brumby, Anurag Singh, Briony Cole, Neil Comrie, Rodger Corser, Diana Taylor, Mahmoud Saikal and Tommy Smith among others.

  • Deakin University has been in frequent association with Frank Costa, Lindsay Fox, Brett Lee, Denis Napthine and Jeff Rowley.

  • Deakin University’s alumni have a pan-industrial presence, ranging from sectors of engineering, teaching, research, technical, finance market, etc.

  • The alumni of the university are respected around the globe and have managed to help the institution build a strong and good reputation of itself.

  • There are a lot of graduates of the university who go back to their alma mater for postgraduate degrees. There are also graduates who even come back for careers and jobs with the university.

Deakin University Accommodation

Deakin University has 4 campuses and each has an accommodation facility  ranging from flats to townships. The highlights of accommodation facilities and support provided by the university can be highlighted as follows:

  • Each of the on-campus accommodation including  Melbourne Burwood, Geelong Waurn Ponds, Geelong Waterfront, Warrnambool provides benefits such as having  the university buildings, the city’s market and scenic places within walking distance, and the.

  • Apart from the Deakin University students, the on-campus accommodations are also available for academic groups, families, individuals, school groups, and other persons, for temporary (short-term) or extended stays.

  • Deakin University has a portal by the name of HouseMe which students can use to search for off-campus accommodation.

  • The University’s administration helps students in understanding their rights and duties as a tenant if they choose for off-campus accommodation.

  • HouseMe helps in finding reliable and safe off-campus accommodation. It also helps students work out balanced rent agreements, payment schedules and modes.

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